LABORATORY SCIENTIST APPRENTICESHIP (DEGREE) - Leeds

Recruiter
FINNING (UK) LTD.
Location
3, Triangle Business Park, Oakwell Way, Birstall, Batley, WF17 9LU
Salary
£15,000.00 annually
Posted
19 Feb 2021
Closes
19 Mar 2021
Ref
VAC1000010269
Specialism
Science / Research
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
What will the apprentice be doing?

· Assist in the preparation of incoming samples for analysis.

· Carry out sample testing using various analytical techniques -

· Carry out periodic instrument 'System Suitability Checks' and document results.

· Monitor the stock of consumables used for the workstation and inform senior technician / supervisor of the need to re-order.

· Maintain workstations and complete the required documentation to a high standard

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Day release with 1 day a week allocated for independent study time.

Upon completion the candidate will possess a Level 6 Laboratory Scientist Degree. The apprenticeship standard is recognised by the Science Council at Registered Scientist (RSci) level.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Career Progression is moving towards a full-time Laboratory Technician.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English, Maths, Science & IT (Grade 4 minimum) Essential

Things to consider

A passion for Science is essential. Previous laboratory experience is preferable.